Page author: David Giblin
Rheum rhabarbarum

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest; Alaska an Yukon Territory, Rocky Mountain states, and eastern North America.

Habitat: Open, disturbed areas, often associated with former homesteads.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Introduced

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Rheum rhabarbarum L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 372. 1753. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Rheum rhabarbarum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Rheum rhabarbarum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Rheum rhabarbarum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rheum rhabarbarum photos.

USDA Plants: Rheum rhabarbarum information.

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